Cristi DeFino’s new book “smile” is a short, yet meaningful, tale of accepting one another’s differences and making friends.

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Recent release “smile” from Page Publishing author, Cristi DeFino, is a meaningful children’s story about Myrin meeting someone a whole lot different, so Myrin does everything to change that.

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Cristi DeFino, a published author and illustrator from Philadelpia, has completed her new book “smile”: a gripping and potent narrative that brings out the importance of friendship and sending smiles to everyone no matter who and how different they seem.

Cristi writes, “How do you feel when you see someone who isn’t exactly like you? What do you do?

‘smile’ is about being different and being the same. Myrin makes a new friend, discovers what being different feels like, and learns what to do about it.”

Published by Page Publishing, Cristi DeFino’s lovely tale will teach the young readers an important lesson by witnessing Myrin’s dilemma of trying to change someone else.

Here, kids will see how beautiful it is to build friendships with everyone.

Readers who wish to experience this fantastic work can purchase “smile” at bookstores everywhere or online at the Apple iTunes store, Amazon, Google Play, or Barnes and Noble.

For additional information or media inquiries, contact Page Publishing at 866-315-2708.

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